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Shooting Sportsman, May/June 1996

Shooting Sportsman Magazine

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Food for Thought

Topics: "Books Reviewed: Meditations on Hunting by Jose Ortega y Gasset, Autumn Passes: A Ducks Unlimited Treasury of Wildfowling Classics by Ducks Unlimited, The Wind Master by Pete Dunne, Pirates of the Plains by Bruce Haak and Partridge Shortenin' by G. Grouse (Gorham L. Cross)."

  • By: Stephen Bodio

Don't Leave Home Without It

Manufacturer(s): Otis Products

  • By: John Brindle

The Sideplate Lock

  • By: Michael McIntosh
  • and David Trevallion

Game Bag

Topics: Various topics including an update on the SHOT Show and brief history of the NRA. Manufacturer(s): "Mossy Oak,C.C. Filson," Dealer(s): "Dallas,Texas,TX"

  • By: Laurie Morrow

The Garbi Model 101

Topics: "Built to order yet reasonably priced, the Garbi 101 shoots well and looks great." Manufacturer(s): William Larkin Moore & Company Dealer(s): Spain Gamebird(s): 12 Gunmaker Craftsmen: Garbi Gunmaker Manufacturer(s): Model 101

  • By: Michael McIntosh

An Endless Debate

Topics: Rating gamebirds by the degree of difficulitya'both in the finding and in the shooting. Dog Type(s): Ruffed Grouse American Woodcock Turkey Morning Dove

  • By: Robert F. Jones

What's In A Name

Topics: Labeling coverts is almost as much fun as hunting them.

  • By: Tim Leary

Travel Notebook

Topics: Three good places to hunt pheasant. Dealer(s): "South Dakota SD,Virginia VA" Dog Type(s): Pheasant

  • By: Steve Smith

Birth of a Legend

Topics: "Dakota's new gaime guna'in the American tradition. Ex-pilot Don Allen has harnessed CAD/CAM and EDM technology to design, engineer and build a world-class American game gun: the 20-gauge American Legend." Gamebird(s): 20 Gauge: Don Allen Gunmaker Craftsmen: Dakota Arms Gunmaker Manufacturer(s):

  • By: Richard Grozik

Driven Days

Topics: "In Scotland, pheasants are no sorry substitute for grouse. Driven pheasant hunting at is't best." Dealer(s): "Scotland,United Kingdom" Dog Type(s): Pheasant

  • By: R. J. Robel

Island of Plenty

Topics: "Brays Island Plantation: So much to do, so little time. " Dealer(s): "South Caroling,SC" Dog Type(s): Chukar Pheasant Quail

  • By: Ralph P. Stuart

From Safes to Traps

Topics: "Product Review: gun safe, GPS, shooting stick and trap." Manufacturer(s): "Fort Knox Security Products,,Magellan,Trius Products, Inc.,Gamebird Products, Ltd."

  • By: Tim Leary


Topics: Three good places to hunt pheasant. Dog Type(s): Pheasant Grouse American Woodcock

  • By: Steve Smith

Guest Guns

Topics: Poem: For the Keeping

  • By: Samuel Lucy

The Major and Women's Rights

Topics: The major's treatment of women.

  • By: Galen Winter

Patterns & Pellet Size

Topics: Comparing lead and steel shot patterns and noting the influence of shot pellet size.

  • By: John Brindle

Parting Shot

Topics: Americans to register guns when entering Canada.

  • By: Steve Smith
  • and Laurie Morrow

What the Nose Knows

Topics: Understanding scent and scenting conditions can help explain your dog's performance.

  • By: John Falk

Of Birds & Bambi

Topics: "Menue: Roast chukar partridge with oysters, medallions of vension with poivrade sauce, mushroom barquettes, piquant noodles and fresh peas. " Dog Type(s): Chukar

  • By: Rebecca Gray


Dealer(s): "Charlottesville ,Virginia,VA"

  • By: Andrew Buckley
  • and Bill Buckley

Starting Kids

Topics: "Whether it's a son or a daughter, make an effort to get him or her interested in the shooting sports."

  • By: Steve Smith

Trading Impaired

  • By: Michael Clay

Thousand Islands Ducks

Topics: "Hunts range from diver hunts on the St. Lawsrence, Lake Ontario or inland lakes to hipboot hunts in beaver ponds for woodies, mallards and blacks." Dealer(s): "New York NY,Thousand Islands,Lake Ontario,St. Lawrence" Dog Type(s): Mallard

  • By: Will Ryan

Sporting with Steel

Topics: "Steel shot for clay targets is not a drastic hindrance, it is still behind lead in performance and ahead in cost."

  • By: Barry G. Davis

Shooting Sportman's Readers & Writers Wingshoots '96

Topics: Readers & Writers Wingshoot schedule fot 1996. Breed(s): Cocker Spaniel Dealer(s): "South Dakota,SD,New Brunswick,Canada,Georgia,GA,Idaho,ID"

  • By: Tim Leary

"Brown, Black & Blue"

Topics: Author discusses the various types and colors of bluing gunmetal and the techniques involved in accomplishing them.

  • By: Steven Dodd Hughes

William Evans

Topics: History behind London's mystery gunmaker shines in the limelight. Gunmaker Craftsmen: "Evans, William"

  • By: Douglas Tate
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